» 07/11/2012, 00.00
HONG KONG - CHINA
Card. Zen and Hong Kong Catholics protest China's violations of religious freedom
The protest was held outside the office of the central government in Hong Kong, for the release of Msgr. Ma Daqin, auxiliary bishop of Shanghai and all Chinese Catholics. Ordained on 7 July, the prelate has been confined to the seminary of Sheshan for days for his resignation from the Patriotic Association. Beijing censors Church websites with information concerning the ordination of Msgr. Ma
30/03/2017 13:29:00 HONG KONG – CHINA
Card Tong tells Carrie Lam that the Church stands for full democracy and religious freedom in Hong Kong
In a letter to Beijing’s candidate, the bishop of Hong Kong promises a frank and honest relationship with the new government from "a friend who will give forthright admonition" to people in power.
22/10/2011 HONG KONG
Card. Zen ends hunger strike for freedom of Hong Kong Catholic schools
During his three-day fast, hundreds of Church school students, teachers, principals, faithful, local people and politicians visited him and expressed support and concern. The prelate stresses Catholic education values in schools: life education, love, sanctity of marriage, respect for human dignity and morality. Card. Zen rejected again any charge over donation from tycoon Jimmy Lai.
31/07/2006 HONG KONG CHINA ASIAN YOUTH DAY
Card.Zen: "Beijing banned Catholic youth from joining us"
The cardinal yesterday accused four Chinese provinces of not giving Catholic youth permission attend Asian Youth Day, considered by Beijing to be "an anti-China event".
02/08/2017 18:03:00 HONG KONG - VATICAN
Michael Yeung, new bishop of Hong Kong, meets the press
He pays homage to Liu Xiaobo. Beijing's "unfortunate" choice of Tiananmen massacre. But the priorities of the diocese are the elderly and the young. Being a "bridge" Church in relations between Beijing and the Holy See.
01/08/2017 12:30:00 HONG KONG - VATICAN
From today, Msgr. Michael Yeung is bishop of Hong Kong: he is a friend of Zen and Tong
The announcement given today in the Vatican and Hong Kong. Tomorrow the new bishop will hold a press conference. Kneeling in front of Cardinals Tong and Zen: "Two Great Trees". He is optimistic for China-Holy See dialogue, but it is "difficult to obtain immediate results". Commitment to safeguarding Hong Kong's freedom.
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